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Recent Pruning reviews in Adelaide

"Leo is a perfectionist. Wonderful job."

Prune high climbing plant

$40

"Great job Malcolm "

Prune roses and mow lawns.

$115

"Matt did a fantastic job pruning my vine! Such a lovely, polite, hard working young man, thanks Matt!"

Pruning glory vine

$75

"Thank you so much for helping with my garden! So friendly, efficient and did an amazing job! "

Prune big plant in backyard

$50

"On time, efficient and very thorough."

Pruning vine, hedge and edges

$80

"Excellent work, great communication - I would highly recommend "

End of Lease Garden - Mowing, pruning etc

$80

What's the average cost of a pruning expert in Adelaide

$96 - $220

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$96

median

$150

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$220

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Average reviews for Pruning Services in Adelaide

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4.88

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What do pruning services include?

An experienced pruning specialist can handle cutting your trees, shrubs, hedges, and other plants. Pruning (or cutting away dead or overgrown branches and stems) improves a plant’s health and appearance. 


If it’s your first time getting a Tasker to prune your plants, here’s a rundown of what they may do when they get to work on your garden: 


Removing debris and old growth 

The Tasker will usually check the plant for dead wood or flowers and remove those bits. They’ll keep the young growth intact. They may also remove old branches if there are new ones below them. 

 

Afterward, a Tasker can take away your pile of garden waste and dispose of it properly. Do you suddenly need a tool that neither you nor your Tasker has? In which case, you can book delivery service to get that set of secateurs or long-reach pruners for your last-minute gardening needs. 


Deciding on a shape for the plants 

The Tasker will typically assess if a plant needs to be pruned to a certain shape (if the plant is new), or if they need to trim it back to follow a certain look. For example, pyramid shapes allow for plenty of light, great for apple and pear trees. 

 

You can also discuss how you’d like your shrubs or trees to look with your Tasker! Your specialist will then try to achieve your vision for your garden or yard.    


Pruning the plants 

When pruning plants and trees, the Tasker needs to make good, clean cuts that finish at a point of growth. They’ll get rid of unproductive wood and make sure to encourage the growth of new shoots that will result in lots of fruits and flowers. 

 

The pruning process may vary depending on the type of plant: 

  • Plants may be pruned back by around 1/3 of their current growth. If it’s a flowering plant, the specialist may cut back the dead flower stems and stem tops. 

  • For hedges, the Tasker will typically follow your desired shape (e.g., a ball). Or, they may trim the sides of a hedge first, pruning the top last. The lowest parts of a hedge should be wider than the top. This structure lets the lower part of the plant get enough sunlight. 

  • As for trees, the pruning specialist may ensure the tree keeps growing laterally instead of upwards. For more complex tree trimming services, consider hiring a tree surgeon.  

 

Speaking of trimming back overgrown plants, did you know you can also book a lawn mowing service through Airtasker? Simply select the “Post a task” button to schedule an appointment! 



Recent Pruning tasks in Adelaide

Need 5-6 metre tall shrubs pruned + verandah gutters cleaned

$100

Magill SA, Australia

25th Nov 2022

Need several very tall (5-6 metre) shrubs/bushes hanging over our fence from our neighbour's yard pruned (see images attached) + our verandah gutters cleaned, with the branch cuttings/leaves taken away. Price is negotiable based on estimated time required - price entered is just a nominal amount to enable me to post the task. Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Before Sunday, 4 December 2022

Prune Yucca, cut back plants, poison weeds

$100

Forestville SA, Australia

10th Nov 2022

1. Cut about 2/3 off the large Yucca plant near carport. cut into pieces for green bin. 2. Cut back overgrown plants along stone driveway (35 metres) level with the edge of the bricks. 3. Poison weeds in same stone driveway.

Thanks Zac for an efficient job well done. Courteous, helpful, good worker.

Pruning of cocos palm

$150

Myrtle Bank SA, Australia

19th Oct 2022

Annual tidy up required including removal of seed pods.

Couldn’t recommend Peter more highly! 👏

Pruning of glory vine over pergola

$100

Rostrevor SA, Australia

12th Jul 2022

Glory vine hasn’t been pruned for about ten years so quite large. 30 years old. I’m at Rostrevor.

Leeroy was a friendly helpful guy who did a great job.

Glory vine pruned

$150

Rostrevor SA, Australia

23rd Jun 2022

Glory vine pruned by experienced person. Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Above 300m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Tidy up garden of leaves and debris, some light pruning

$120

Saint Georges SA 5064, Australia

13th May 2022

Tidy and remove leaves and debris from garden beds and paths Some light pruning of overgrown bushes Trimming of bushes - Due date: Before Thursday, 19 May 2022

Garden maintenance includes high creeper pruning

$140

North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia

21st Apr 2022

Weeds hedge trim blowleaves check irrigation mulch and fertilise prune creeper over carport and up second storey of townhouse. No lawn. Paved courtyard driveway and balcony. We have a green bin - Due date: Flexible

Lovely guy but didn’t address the task that was posted. Have had to find someone else to finish the job properly. I released payment at least twice previously through the email/web but had to finally get the app for it to finally work so apologies re the delay.

Tree pruning

$400

Burnside SA, Australia

14th Nov 2022

Trees at the backyard and in the front of the house need maintenance and removal of dead branches, etc - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 18 November 2022

Craig was great doing the tree pruning, he was on time and completed the work as requested in a tidy and timely manners. Absolutely recommend him.

Prune our hedges

$300

North Adelaide SA, Australia

25th Oct 2022

Four hedges to prune and remove cuttings. One is 4.5m high the others between 2.5 and 3.5m high. Estimate about 6ish hours work. Type of gardening: Hedge trimming Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Very nice man who did a good job. 😊

Tree and shrub pruning, weed spraying and removal

$25

Beaumont SA, Australia

12th Oct 2022

Tree pruning, weed spraying, weed pull up etc. - Due date: Flexible

Roses pruned

$100

Athelstone SA 5076, Australia

11th Jul 2022

Prune rise bushes in front and back garden. Approx. 3 hours work - Due date: Flexible

Prune a pergola vine

$280

City of Unley SA, Australia

7th Jun 2022

Glory vine needs pruning - Due date: Before Wednesday, 29 June 2022

Good work!

Pruning and gutter cleaning

$100

Walkerville SA, Australia

7th May 2022

Tree pruning near house. Gutter cleaning. - Due date: Flexible

Garden clearing, pruning and general maintenance

$300

Athelstone SA, Australia

27th Nov 2022

Overgrown large backyard… needs trimming, clearing, leafblowing etc. Type of gardening: Weeding, Whipper snipping, Garden cleanup Size of garden: 150m²-300m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Before Friday, 23 December 2022

5 standard rose plants removed n 1 shrub pruned

$50

Campbelltown SA 5074, Australia

13th Nov 2022

5 standard rose plants removed n 1 small shrub pruned - Due date: Before Sunday, 27 November 2022

Pruning backyard hedge/ green fence

$200

St Morris SA, Australia

19th Oct 2022

It will be great if this job can be done this week, thanks

Garden maintenance, weed control pruning

$40

Forreston SA, Australia

30th Aug 2022

Living in forreston, I have a medium area no lawn at all part of the garden is on a slope very easy access And the sloped area is weed spraying only, I need this work to be on going 2 weekly or a more involved time once per month

The professional pruning of 40 rose bushes

$150

Ovingham SA 5082, Australia

6th Jul 2022

I would like someone who knows how to prune roses to prune 50 bushes and provide some advice on improving them i.e. soil/fertiliser, mulch etc - Due date: Before Sunday, 17 July 2022

Pruning trees for elderly in Campbelltown area

$100

Campbelltown SA 5074, Australia

24th May 2022

Pruning and general clean up - Due date: Flexible

Thankyou for your prompt service . Highly recommend

Pruning of shrubs

$150

Athelstone SA, Australia

27th Apr 2022

Large shrubs require pruning. Back garden, area of shrubs is approx 5x8 meters Waste bin on sitebut will no be big enough - Due date: Before Wednesday, 11 May 2022